First Course

This is truly a big favorite, easy to prepare and everyone goes crazy for it.

Chile-Rubbed Shrimp With Avocado-Corn Cocktail

Serves 4

16 Jumbo Shrimp (1 1/2 lb) Peeled

1 tbs Chile Powder

1 1/2 tsp Garlic Salt

1 tsp Ground Coriander

1 tsp Dried Oregano

1/2 tsp Ground

1/2 tsp Fresh Ground Black Pepper

2 tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Place all contents in a large zip lock bag, add shrimp and coat completely. Use a large skillet to saute or on the open grill, 3-4 minutes cook time.

Avocado-Corn Salsa

1 Large Avocado Diced

3 tbs Fresh Lime Juice

1 Large Ripe Red Tomato Diced

1 Ear Sweet White Corn (cut off the cob uncooked)

1 Scallion Diced (white & green)

3 tbs White Onion Diced

1 Jalapeno Or Serrano Chile Seeded And Diced

1/4 C Chopped Fresh Cilantro

Sea Salt And Black Pepper To Taste

In a large mixing bowl add all ingredients together and gently fold. This can be prepared in the morning, cover and let stand. Use tall martini glasses, scoop equal portions of salsa into the glass and hook the cooked shrimp over the sides and…VOILA

The presentation of the first course will help you set an elegant and fun table.


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